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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester singled home the Cubs second run of the game giving their pitchers 19 RBI, one behind San Francisco pitchers for most in baseball by a pitching staff. Cubs pitchers also rank second in home runs (2) and second in batting average.

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Kris Bryant joins exclusive list

Bryant became the fifth player in the modern era to go 5-for-5 with five extra-base hits in a game on Monday.

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No. 29-ranked senior Jeremiah Tilmon tells ESPN he is down to five: Illinois, Michigan State, North Carolina, Texas and Kansas.

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Two to rep Cubs at Futures Game

Outfielder Eloy Jimenez and 3B Jeimer Candelario will play for the World team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The duo ranked ninth and 10th, respectively, among Keith Law's top Cubs prospects this offseason.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs reliever Justin Grimm said the bullpen wasn't going crazy as Kris Bryant's 5th hit and third home run sailed over their heads on Monday night against the Reds. He recalls: "We just looked at each other like 'you gotta be kidding me.'"

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Fulmer to rep White Sox at Futures Game

Right-hander Carson Fulmer will play for the United States team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The 22-year-old ranked second among Keith Law's top White Sox prospects this offseason.

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Read Buddy Ryan's letter to the '85 Bears

A poignant moment in the 30 for 30 movie about the 1985 Bears came when Buddy Ryan's former players read a letter from him. Ryan died Tuesday.

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Wade Phillips reflects on Buddy Ryan's NFL legacy (2:45)
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Ron Rivera: Buddy Ryan strived to make everyone better (3:18)
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Know your nonconference opponent: Duke

Duke's program has turned a corner under coach David Cutcliffe, and will be trying to create early momentum when it travels to Northwestern.

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The humor of Buddy Ryan: His 10 greatest quotes

Part of what endeared Buddy Ryan to fans during his career was his way with words and disregard for how those words would be received by outsiders.

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Singletary: Buddy Ryan held me to highest standard (3:54)
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Another record for Jake Arrieta

Although he struggled on Monday, Arrieta became the first pitcher in Cubs history to win his first eight road starts in a season, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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